Ibi and her family were transported from their home in Hungary to Auschwitz-Birkenau in May 1944.
Val experienced the Soviet and Nazi invasions of Lithuania. He survived the Kaunas ghetto, forced labour and near starvation in concentration camps during the Second World War.
Arek survived the Łódz ghetto and Auschwitz concentration camp. Most of his family were murdered in the death camp at Chełmno in Nazi-occupied Poland.
Eugene survived forced labour at Buchenwald, Mittelbau-Dora and Ellrich concentration camps before being liberated from Bergen-Belsen in April 1945.
Iby grew up in Bratislava, then the capital of Czechoslovakia. She escaped to Hungary after the Nazi invasion but was later caught and deported to Auschwitz.
Ruth and her family fled Nazi Germany, first to Prague and then to Britain.